Discover the freedom of the open road with Lonely Planet's Australia's Best Trips. This trusted travel companion features 38 amazing road trips, from 2-day escapes to 2-week adventures. Explore the outback, marvel at the Daintree, and discover Tasmania's Heritage Trail. Get to Australia, rent a car, and hit the road!
Inside Lonely Planet's Australia's Best Trips:
Lavish colour and gorgeous photography throughout
Itineraries and planning advice to pick the right tailored trips for your needs and interests
Get around easily - easy-to-read, full-colour route maps, detailed directions
Insider tips to get around like a local, avoid trouble spots and be safe on the road - local driving rules, parking, toll roads
Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, prices
Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sightseeing, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
Useful features - including Stretch Your Legs, Detours, Link Your Trip
Covers New South Wales, ACT, Victoria, Queensland, South Australia, Northern Territory, Western Australia and more
The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet's Australia's Best Trips is perfect for exploring Australia via the road and discovering sights that are more accessible by car.
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